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Demography

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  • Community Interventionby Jan Marie Fritz; JACQUES RHEAUME

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Community Intervention: Clinical Sociology Perspectives showcases important efforts to improve the quality of life in communities around the world. The book, a project of the clinical sociology division of the International Sociological Association, describes the interdisciplinary field of clinical sociology in relation to community improvement. The... more...

  • The Population of Singaporeby Saw Swee-Hock

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2007; US$ 49.90

    The second edition of this book presents the most comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of population trends and patterns in Singapore since its foundation in 1819 to the present day. Separate chapters are devoted to population growth and distribution, changing population structure, mortality trends and differentials, marriage trends and patterns,... more...

  • Turkish Immigrants in the European Unionby Refik Erzan; Kemal Kirisci

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    This book provides an analytical contribution to the contested issues marking Turkish membership to the European Union. On October 2005 Turkey started the accession process towards EU membership. Currently, many Europeans fear that large numbers of Turkish nationals will flood member countries if Turkey were to become a member, highlighting that... more...

  • Ageing in Asiaby Roger Goodman; Sarah Harper

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    The volume takes four key themes related to ageing ? the experience of old age; intergenerational relations; economics of and social policy for ageing; longevity and the culture of ageing - and examines how these issues are emerging in different regions of Asia, specifically, the former Soviet Union, South Asia, China, Japan and South-East Asia. In... more...

  • Young People, Class and Placeby Robert MacDonald; Tracy Shildrick; Shane Blackman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Under the weight of apparently growing consumer affluence, globalisation and post-modern social theory, many have proclaimed the declining significance of social class and place to young people?s lives ? and for social science. Drawing upon new, empirically grounded, theoretically innovative studies, this volume begs to differ. It argues that the... more...

  • The New Face of America: How the Emerging Multiracial, Multiethnic Majority is Changing the United Statesby Eric Bailey

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 37.00

    This unique and important book investigates what it means to be multiracial and/or multiethnic in the United States, examining the issues involved from personal, societal, and cultural perspectives. more...

  • A Century and Some Changeby Ann Nixon Cooper; Karen Grigsby Bates

    Atria Books 2010; Not Available

    President-elect Barack Obama reflected on the life of Ann Nixon Cooper on Tuesday, November 4, 2008, singling her out of millions of voters, he said, because she was ?born just a generation past slavery; a time when there were no cars on the road or planes in the sky, when someone like her couldn?t vote for two reasons?because she was a woman and because... more...

  • Demographic Engineeringby Paul Morland

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Offering a new way of thinking about demographic engineering (‘hard demography’ versus ‘soft demography’) and how ethnic groups in conflict deploy demographic strategies, this book will have a broad appeal to demographers, geographers and political scientists. It asks how policies have been framed and implemented to change the demography... more...

  • Countering 21st Century Social-Environmental Threats to Growing Global Populationsby Frederic R. Siegel

    Springer 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book brings together in a single volume a grand overview of solutions - political, economic, and scientific - to social and environmental problems that are related to the growth of human populations in areas that can least cope with them now. Through progressive adaptation to social and environmental changes projected for the future, including... more...

  • The New Zealand Family from 1840by D. Ian Pool; Arunachalam Dharmalingam; Janet Sceats

    Auckland University Press 2007; US$ 31.99

    An authoritative demographic history of the New Zealand family from 1840–2005, this reference is a collection of statistics that interprets the changing role of the family and its members. Using detailed research spanning 165 years, the authors chart the move from the large family of the 19th century to the baby boom, the increase in family diversity,... more...